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‘The Mandalorian’ season two hits Disney+ on October 30th

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It’s almost time to get obsessed with Baby Yoda all over again. Season two of the live-action Star Wars series The Mandalorian will start streaming on Disney+ on October 30th. This is the day. New episodes start streaming October 30 on #Disn…

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Recommended Reading: The fear of TikTok

By ByteDance, covid-19, engadget, gear, mars 2020, mars rover, nasa, News, oculus quest, perseverance, recommended reading, recreading, star wars, tales from the galaxy's edge, tiktok, VR

Why America is afraid of TikTokMichael Schuman, The AtlanticA US Senator called it a Trojan Horse. President Trump reportedly wants Chinese owner ByteDance to sell it off to a buyer based in the States or to ban it entirely without having it c…

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Star Wars animated series ‘The Bad Batch’ is coming to Disney+ in 2021

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Star Wars: The Clone Wars wrapped up its final season on Disney+ a couple of months ago, but there’s another animated series in the works from a galaxy far, far away. Star Wars: The Bad Batch will premiere on the streaming service next year. …

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Disney axes 4K re-release of ‘The Empire Strikes Back’ in UK cinemas

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As cinemas in the UK prepared to reopen after lockdown, they promised Star Wars fans a treat. Disney and Vue planned to release a 4K version of Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back in theaters. That would have been the first time a UHD version o…

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This week’s best deals: Echo Show 5, Star Wars Instant Pots and more

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The first full week of May brought a number of deals on home tech and mobile devices. Those on the market for a smaller Echo device with a screen can still snag the Echo Show 5 for $50 and the Show 8 for $80. Star Wars fans with a soft spot fo…

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Every ‘Star Wars’ feature film will be available on 4K Blu-ray in March

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So far, Star Wars fans have only been able to watch The Last Jedi and Solo on 4K Blu-ray. The rest of the live action movies will be getting the 4K Blu-ray treatment on March 31st, though, for a total of 11 Star Wars films on the high resoluti…

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See how VFX artists included Carrie Fisher in ‘The Rise of Skywalker’

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Whatever your opinion on Rise of Skywalker, we can probably all agree that its effects were pretty impressive — not least because of the seamless inclusion of Carrie Fisher’s scenes. The iconic Leia actress had only recorded a small amount of footag…

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Our favorite games of 2019

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The end of 2019 is nigh, which means it’s time for us to take stock of this year’s crop of games. And it’s been quite a year — not quite the heights of 2017, to be sure, but still more than we here at Engadget can reasonably play between all the gad…

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‘Fortnite’ adds lightsabers following Star Wars event

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If you wanted to attend Fortnite’s Star Wars event but missed out, you’re probably experiencing a twinge of regret right now. The event included an expected Rise of Skywalker clip and a virtual appearance by director J.J. Abrams, but it also gave p…

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Porsche dreams up a Star Wars ship inspired by its Taycan EV

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Here’s a Star Wars marketing tie-up you may not have seen coming: Porsche has teamed with Lucasfilm to create a fantasy spaceship based on the Taycan EV. While the “Tri-Wing S-91x Pegasus Starfighter” won’t appear in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker…

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‘Fortnite’ will premiere a ‘Star Wars’ scene with J.J. Abrams’ help

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Fortnite’s tie-in with Star Wars is about to extend beyond a stormtrooper skin. Gamers have discovered that Disney is premiering a scene from The Rise of Skywalker at the game’s Risky Reels drive-in theater on December 14th at 2PM Eastern, with ‘door…

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Disney cashes in on baby Yoda with crude online merch

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It’s not surprising that Disney went without merch for The Child (aka baby Yoda) when The Mandalorian premiered, since it would have spoiled one of the streaming show’s most adorable surprises. However, the first offerings are… rushed, to put it…

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‘Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order’ broke multiple sales records for EA

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Less than a month after release, EA has declared Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order a success. While the publisher didn’t break out any numbers, it did say that the title has sold more digital downloads than any other Star Wars game to date in its first tw…

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Analysis suggests Disney+ doesn’t stream ‘The Mandalorian’ in true HDR

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The Mandalorian has given us Baby Yoda and, by some accounts, made Disney+ worth it. The first live-action Star Wars show, The Mandalorian packs the kind of action and visual splendor that will remind you why you love Star Wars in the first pl…

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Adorable ‘Baby Yoda’ GIFs return after Giphy mix-up

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One of the most relentlessly adorable characters in Star Wars history just got caught up in some copyright confusion. Giphy has restored GIFs of Disney+ series The Mandalorian’s stand-out character The Child (nicknamed “baby Yoda” because… well, lo…

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Recommended Reading: The making of Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge

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A journey to Galaxy’s Edge, the nerdiest place on Earth
Adam Rogers,

By now, even people who aren’t Star Wars fans have heard something about Galaxy’s Edge: the massive and detailed new attraction at Disneyland. Wired spoke to “Imagineers” w…

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Disney+ gets every ‘Star Wars’ movie in 4K, Dolby Vision and Atmos

By 4K, a new hope, av, disney, disney-plus, dolby vision, engadget, entertainment, gadgetry, Gadgets, lucasfilm, return of the jedi, star wars, the empire strikes back, ultra hd

We knew Disney+ would be the new home of Star Wars ever since the service was announced, but Disney kept an interesting nugget secret until now. The entire Star Wars series, including the original trilogy and much-maligned prequels, has also b…

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‘Game of Thrones’ pair won’t make a new ‘Star Wars’ trilogy after all

By av, d.b. weiss, david benioff, disney, engadget, entertainment, game of thrones, lucasfilm, netflix, services, star wars

That new trailer for The Mandalorian isn’t the only Star Wars news to come out tonight, as Disney has announced that a planned feature film trilogy from David Benioff and D.B. Weiss is now off. The deal was announced with much fanfare about a year an…

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Adidas readies an entire collection of Star Wars basketball shoes

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If you’re both a Star Wars fan and a hypebeast, the next month might a dream come true. Adidas is releasing an entire Star Wars x Adidas collection of basketball shoes starting on November 1st, catering to both your particular fandom and your footwea…

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Le Creuset’s Star Wars cookware is available to pre-order

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If you’ve been itching to get your hands on that roasting pan with Han Solo encased into the lid, now’s your chance. Le Creuset unveiled a selection of Star Wars cookware earlier this month and said it would go on sale in November. But you don’t have…

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How ILMxLAB’s ‘Vader Immortal’ is bringing ‘Star Wars’ into VR

By art, engadget, facebook, gadgetry, Gadgets, gaming, gear, ilmxlab, Oculus, oculus quest, oculusconnect6, star wars, vader immortal, VR

The first episode of ILMxLAB’s Vader Immortal for the Oculus Quest and Rift got everything right: the scale of volcanic Mustafar, the imposing presence of Darth Vader himself, and the joy of swinging a light saber. Where could they go next? How about…

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